by Andrew Emge
Sound Design Tutorial: Discover workflow techniques and creative tips for your sound design process.
Watch game sound designer Marshall McGee (Just Cause 4) design the extraordinary sounds of X-wing Starfighter spaceships from Star Wars: Episode VII. McGee takes us through his sound design process from start to finish – showing how he selects source material, plans his approach, makes creative decisions and more.
00:00 — Intro
00:52 — Video without sound
01:00 — Engine layer
11:43 — Laser layer
19:31 — Explosion layer
25:42 — Final design
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